The incomplete, true, authentic and wonderful history of May Day - by Peter Linebaugh This short essay tells a story of the two sides of May Day the red and the
green. From the May pole to the haymarket martyrs get exited for an
awesome May Day and listen to this Audiozine.
repression had begun with the burning of women and it continued in the
16th century when America was "discovered," the slave trade was begun,
and nation-states and capitalism were formed. In 1550 an Act of
Parliament demanded that Maypoles be destroyed, and it outlawed games.
In 1644 the Puritans in England abolished May Day altogether."
The essay has since been expanded into a Full leanth book available from PM press. Musical interludes - The Chain by Fleetwood Mac